Thomas Andrew Summer Art Camps

It’s not too late to get in on these Summer Art Camps at Thomas Andrew Art Studio! Thomas Andrew will be offering week-long sessions, and the week is all about art education and creation. Your child will learn about the life and styles of artists such as Bob Ross, Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Henry Matisse, ... Read More

Send a Halloween Card to Patient at Children’s of Alabama

You can help patients at Children’s of Alabama celebrate Halloween. Through Oct. 30, you can send free greeting cards to children in the hospital. Just visit and select one of three card designs. Hospital staff will print the cards and distribute them to patients on Monday, Oct. 31. The card drive, which Protective sponsors, ... Read More

Noon Year’s Eve at McWane Science Center

Join the McWane Science Center as they celebrate the new year early at their Noon Year’s Eve Celebration! On December 31st, enjoy spectacular science demonstrations all day long, and celebrate with the McWane team from 11:30am to NOON for an explosive science program! Dance the afternoon away with them as they count down to 2022! ... Read More

Best Day Hikes in Birmingham

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay socially distanced if your family isn’t quite ready to mingle with lots of others. Here are some of the best spots around Birmingham for a day hike! Red Mountain Park: Red Mountain park is one of our favorite places for hiking with 1,500 acres ... Read More

Pancakes and Princesses Birmingham Zoo

Pancakes and Princesses at the Birmingham Zoo

Hear ye, hear ye! Adorn your crown or tiara and join us for a special meet and greet between your little prince and princess and our court of princesses at this royal breakfast! Pancakes and Princesses will take place on Saturday, August 18 at 8am in Trails of Africa, and will be followed by Fairytales ... Read More

Parrots and Pirates at the Birmingham Zoo

Pirates, parrots and more are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Parrots and Pirates on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-2pm. Festivites are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite pirate (or parrot!) costume for the exciting day when the ... Read More

DIY Easter Sock Bunnies

I think I have found the cutest Easter craft ever. The great thing about this craft is kids of ALL ages love it. I LOVED it and I am a grown woman. I can’t wait to make more in different sizes and colors. My daughter and I made one that matches her room so she ... Read More

Reacting vs. Responding

Have you ever really taken the time to think about how you address your kids? Do you react or respond? Do you know the difference? Knowing the difference is crucial to improving your communication experience with your children. Reacting is what we do when we just want to get our kids away from us. I ... Read More